No Audio via HDMI to TV

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by dezmaas, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. dezmaas

    dezmaas New Member

    Oct 27, 2009
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    I installed Windows 7 yesterday and at first I had no audio to my TV via the HDMI cable. I adjusted the settings via the sound icon on the taskbar, playback tab, changing whether the speakers or the Digital Output Device (HDMI), Sigmatel High Definition Audio Codec was the default. Eventually I got it to work.

    Today, however it has stopped working again and no matter what changes I make, nothing works. When I right click on the playback device Digital Output Device (HDMI) and choose TEST, I get the message: Failed to play test tone. All sound comes through the laptop speakers.

    I went to device manager and checked the driver for the codec and it was up to date.

    When I was using Vista, to get the audio all I had to do was plug in the HDMI cable and the sound automatically went through the TV.

    Does anyone have any ideas how to solve this?

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